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The Big Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,270. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
We can have a better life and attain greater happiness. Most books on this subject take an individualized approach to happiness. This book is a little different. There are so many things impacting our life that revolves around our society. This book is an easy and straightforward plan that will take our lives out of the hands of 536 people we can't trust anymore.
The Twentieth Century West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
Revolutions in the West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A history of the English, American, French and Russian revolutions, in comparison with each other, touching on human rights and what faces the Arab Spring. Volume 4 of A History of the West.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Standing With Wendy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects, is a defence of freedom of speech without exceptions. It begins with a standard defence of speech in sexual matters, and continues with racism, Islamic radicalism and holocaust denial. It is a controversial work of hard core libertarian polemic.
Letters from Palestine
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Price: Free! Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Many books have dealt with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the Israeli perspective. However, few reflect the Palestinian point of view. Letters from Palestine offers an American audience a rare opportunity to listen to actual Palestinian people as they describe what it is like to live in the occupied territories of the West Bank or Gaza, or to grow up as a Palestinian in the U.S.
Religious Fascism (The Repeal of Section 28)
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Price: $10.28 USD. Words: 199,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Using the repeal of a little-known law in Scotland, this book examines the spread of religious fascism across the world.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Conversations With Global Citizen Leaders Interviews with Men and Women in Global Leadership Positions
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This book consists of conversations with thirty-two very amazing people; people whose leadership improves the way our world works. Each conversation tells the story of how the person being interviewed became a global leader; how they became engaged and committed to making the planet better.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is arguably the most comprehensive book about the Occupy and 99% Movements written up until now. From a history of American revolutions to documenting class warfare waged against us by the rich, this book is not the first to predict the probability of civil unrest in the US, but it makes the strongest case yet for that to occur
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Against a Tide of Evil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
Nowhere, a Story of Exile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Jirayr Beugekian. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte was a ten year old girl in 1988, living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, when pogroms organized by the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country. Anna's diary documented the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS is a classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of cultural relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that is often cited by academics, rights lawyers, and activists over two decades. This edition adds a new foreword by Tom Zwart and a new preface by the author.